Recent Graduates

Year

Name

Position

Dissertation Title

2016

David Burstein

Visiting Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College

Challenges in Random Graph Models w/ degree Heterogeneity; Existance, Enumeration and Aymptotics of Spectral Radius

2016

Jorge Cely

Postdoctoral Research, , University of Lille

Applications of motivic integration to the fundamental lemma

2016

Torrey Gallagher

Visitng Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Averaging and Fixed Points in Banach Spaces

2016

Peng He

VP, Junior Quantitative Risk Analyst, Bank of Mellon NY

Mathematical Analysis of Credit Default Swaps

2016

Yong Li

Quantitative Associate, Goldman Sachs

Time filters for numerical weather predictions

2016

Jeremiah Morgan

Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Tukey Quotients, Pre-ideals and neighborhood filters with Calibre

2016

Irina Navrotskaya

Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

The inverse problem in classical statistical mechanics

2016

Abigail Snyder

Post Doctorate Research Associate, Joint Global Change Research Inst.

Computational analysis of pattern generation in reduced vertebrate motor circuit models

2016

Shelby Stanhope

Research Assistant Professor, Temple University

Parameter Estimation for Dynamical Systems

2016

Roxana Tanase

 

Parameter estimation for Partial Differential Equations using Stochastic Methods

2016

YangYang Wang

PostDoc, Ohio State University

Analysis of complex bursting patterns in multiple timescale respiratory neuron models

2016

Matthew Wheeler

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arazona

Rational structurses and Differential Refinements

2016

Jiaqing Xu

Vice President, Bank of Mellon NY

Modeling defaults in banking & real estate

2016

Glenn Young

Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn State University

Pathogen dynamics; modeling and analysis of competition, organization, and vaccination

2016

Xiaodan Zhou

Post Doctoral Scholar, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.

Analysis and PDE on Metric Measure Spaces: Sobolev functions & viscosity solutions

2015

Daniel GRADY

PostDoc, New York University

Steenrod squares and Massey products in Deligne cohomology

2015

Jonathan HOLLAND

Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Causal Geometries

2015

Nan JIANG

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Florida State University

Fast Calculation of Flow Ensembles

2015

Guoqing LIU

Banking, Goldman Sachs

Singular Limit of an Energy Minimizing Problem

2015

Lifeng LIU

Associate, Goldman Sachs

Two Non Linear Lattice Problems in Materials

2015

Marina MORAITI

 

Coupled Groundwater-Surface Water Flows Effect of Small Physical Parameters and Numerical Methods

2015

Pablo OCHOA

Assistant Professor, Universidad de Cuyo

Geometrical Problems in the Study of Prestrained Materials

2014

Ana Mamatelashvili

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Auburn University

Tukey Order on Sets of Compact Subjects of Topological Spaces

2014

Woden Kusner

FWF Postdoctoral Fellowship, Graz University of Technology

Bounds on Packing Density via Slicing

2014

Jeromy Sivek

Assistant Professor, Temple University

Differentiability, Summability and Fixed Points in Banach Spaces

2014

Aziz Takhirov

Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Numerical Analysis of the Flows in the Pebble Bed Geometries

2014

Michaela Kubacki

Assistant Professor, Middlebury College

Higher-order, Strongly Stable Methods for Uncoupling Ground Water-surface Water Flow

2014

Jared Burns

Assistant Professor, Seton Hill University

Continuity in Banach Spaces

2014

Krzysztof Kapulkin

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Western Ontario

Joyals Conjecture in Homotopy Type Theory

2014

Ken-Hsien Chuang

Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Cheng Kung University

Canonical Connections

2014

Mark Tronzo

Part-time Faculty, Geneva College & University of Pittsburgh

Analysis of a PDE Model for Necrotizing Enterocolitis

2014

Attou Miloua

 

Steady State Thin Film Equation with Van der Waals Force

2014

Xin Xiong

Analyst Customer Insights and Analytics, Walmart Corporation

Numerical Analysis

2013

Tracy Stepien

Visiting Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Collective Cell Migration in Single and Dual Cell Layers

2013

Hyung Bo Shim

 

Indefinite String Structure

2013

Cheng Yu

Bing Instructor, The University of Texas-Austin

Some Analytical Issues for the Selected Complex Fluids Models

2013

Hoang Tran

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Partitioned Methods for Coupled Fluid Flow Problems

2013

Thomas Everest

 Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Fixed Points of Nonexpansive Maps on Closed, Bounded, COnvex sets in l1

2013

Junming Huang

Vice President, Model Risk Management Enterprise Risk Architecture, Bank of New York Mellon

Hierarchical Structural Models of Portfolio Credit Risk 

2012

Daniel Smith

Software Engineer, Google

Mathematical Models of Branching Actin Networks: Results and Methods 

2012

Merve Kovan-Bakan 

Software Developer, WebKite, Pittsburgh

Complexity of Families of Compact sets in R^n 

2012

Alexey Solovyev

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah

 Formal Computations and Methods

2012

Zhoumin Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Jyvaskyla

Conformal Mappings and Isomtric Immersions Under Second Otder Sobolev Regularity

2012

Christopher Jones

Senior Model Risk Analyst & VP, Regions Financial Corporation

Optimal Mortgage Prepayment Under the Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Model 

2012

Lucy Spardy

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

Investigating the effects of Networks Structure and Afferent Feedback in Models of Rhythmic Movement 

2012

Veysel Nezir

Director, MBA Program & Assistant Professor, Point Park University

Fixed Point Properties for Co-like Spaces 

2012

Bo Shi

Vice President, Quant Analyst, Bank of America

Structural Model for Credit Default in One and Higher Dimensions 

2011

Ausha Abouzeid 

Post Doctoral Fellow, Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Northwestern University

Stochastic Neural Oscillators: Theaory, Simulation and Experiment 

2011 

Huibin Cheng

Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University 

Non-Convexity of the Optimal Exercise Boundary for an American put Option on a Dividend-paying Asset 

2011 

Justin Dunmyre 

T.H. Hildebrant Visiting Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan 

A Study of Bursting in the Pre-Botsinger Complex 

2011 

Emre Essenturk 

Postdoctoral Associate, Pohang Math Institute, Postech University, South Korea 

Generalized Phase Field Models with Microscope Potentials 

2011 

Gregory Francos 

Technical Services/ Problem Solver, Epic Systems 

Luzing Type Approximation of Functions of Bounded Variation

2011 

Ross Ingram 

Mathematician, Reactor Technology, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory 

Approximating Viscous Incompresible Fluid Flow in Complicated Domains 

2011 

Nathaniel Mays 

 Assistant Professor, Wheeling Jesuit University

Iterated Regularization Methods for Solving Inverse Problems 

2011

Ryan O'Grady 

Assistant Professor, LaRoche College 

Rifing Rak Anlaysis of a Linear Integrate-and-Rre Neuronal Model 

2011 

Ian Price 

Data Scientist, KWantera

Mathematical Modeling of Chemical Signals in Inflammatory Pathways 

2011 

Susmita Sadhu

Assistant Professor, Southwest Minnesota Sate University 

Existence and Asymtotic Analysis of Solutions of Singularily Perturbed Boundary Valve Problems 

2011 

Mark DeSantis 

Assistant Professor, Chapman University 

Dynamics of Asset Price Changes: Statistical and Differential Equations Models 

2011 

Alexander Sviridov 

Principal Risk Analysis & Portfolio Strategy, Vanderbilt University 

Elliptic Equations in Graphs vir Stochastic Games 

2011 

Sergio Verduzco-Flores 

Researcher Associate, University of Colorado, Boulder 

Working Memory and Oscillations: The Implications on Neural Populations 

2010 

Yan Yu 

 Senior Associate, Capital One

Traveling Waves of a Nonlocal Conservation Law 

2010 

Lung K Tsui

Quantitative Analyst, HSBC

Multi-name Credit Risk Modeling 

2010 

Danail Vassilev

Finite Element Software Engineer, Cobham plc

Discretizations and Solvers for Coupling Stokes-Darcy Flows with Transport 

2010 

Evgeni Trofimov

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Pittsburgh 

Shocks Versus Kinks in a Discrete Model of Dispacive Phase Trasition 

2010 

Saishuai Tang

Quantitative Associate, Citibank 

Mathematical Modeling of Immune Response and Vocal Fold Inflammation 

2010 

Qiang Sun

Assistant Professor (tenure track), SUNY-Buffalo State 

Analysis of Importance Sampling in Parameter Estimation of a Stochastic Volatility Model 

2010 

Alexander Lozovskiy

Postdoctoral Research, Texas A&M University

 Numerical Analysis of the Aerodynamical Noise Prediction in Direct Numerical Simulation and Large Eddy Simulation

2010

Xianpeng Hu

Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Weak Solutions and Incompressible Limits of Multi-dimentional Magnetohydrodynamic Flows 

2010 

Ziqin Feng

Assistant Professor, Auburn University 

Hilbert's 13th Problem 

2010 

Jeffrey Connors 

Assistant Professor (tenure track), University of Conneticut

Partitioned Time Discretization for Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction 

2010 

Onyeka Obi

Founder, The Obi Group LLC; Consultant, Multiple companies

Results of Approximation and Measure on Mutational Spaces 

2010 

Benjamin Ganis 

Research Mathematician, Institute for Computational Engineering and Scienes (ICES)

Multiscale Methods for Stochastic Collocation of the Mixed Finite Elements for the Flow in Prous Media 

2009 

Dan Radelet 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Hardy-type Sequence Spaces and Cesarvo Frames 

2009 

Alfred Dahma 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Scales of Function and Matrix Spaces 

2009 

Robert Berry 

Senior Data Scientist, Farmers Business Network

Lipschitz Estimates for Geodesics in the Heisenberg Group 

2008 

Evandro Manica 

Assistant Professor, Departamento de Matematica, UFRGS (Universidade Federal do RIo Grande do Sul), Brazil 

Effects of coupling and hetero geneity in the Pre-Botzinger complex cells using first return maps 

2008 

Chetan Balwe

Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, Post-Doctoral Associate 

Geometric motivic integration on Artin n-stacks 

2008 

Alexander Labovschii 

Michigan Tech University, Assistant Professor 

Mathematical architecture for models of fluid flow phenomena 

2008 

Thomas Poerio 

Dodson Engineering, Inc., Project Manager 

Topological algebraic structure in the density topology and on Souslin Lines 

2008 

Angela Reynolds 

Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Professor 

Mathematical Models of Acute Inflammation and a Full Lung Model of a Gas Exchange Under Inflammatory Stress 

2008 

Iuliana Stanculescu 

Nova Southeastern University, Assistant Professor 

Turbulence Modeling as an Ill-posed Problem 

2007 

Qi Mi 

University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Assistant Professor 

Modeling wound healing in necrotizing enterocolitis and diabetic foot ulcer 

2007 

Baris Hancioglu 

Rice University, Postdoctoral Fellow 

Mathematical modeling of virus dynamics in Immunology 

2007 

Jerry Day 

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Assistant Professor 

On Banach function spaces and the fixed point property 

2007 

Judy Day 

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Assisstant Profressor 

Mathematical approaches to modeling, understanding and controlling the acute inflammatory response to pathogen and endotoxin 

2007 

Yekaterina Epshteyn 

University of Utah, Assistant Professor 

HP primal discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for two-phase flow in porous media 

2007 

Monika Neda 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Assistant Professor 

Numerical analysis and phenomenology of homogeneous, isotropic turbulence generated by higher outer models of turbulence 

2007 

Bojana Pejic 

UBS Warburg, financial markets education, Associate Director 

On the uniqueness of Polish group topologies 

2007 

Dejun Xie 

University of Delaware, Postdoctoral researcher 

Optimal prepayment strategy of mortgages 

2007 

Fatma Gurel 

Postdoctoral Associate, 
Emory University 

Pattern formation in coupled networks with inhibition and gap junctions 

2007 

Gary Hart 

Instructor, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 

A constraint-stabilized time-stepping approach for piecewise smooth multibody dynamics 

2007 

Gergina Pencheva 

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Texas 

Multi-block modeling of flow in porous media and applications 

2006 

Abebaw Tadesse 

Assistant Professor, Langston University 

Compact Composition Operators on the Hardy and Bergman Spaces 

2006 

Leo Rebholz

Clemson University, Assistant Professor 

Helicity and physical fidelity in turbulence modeling 

2006 

Dana Mihai

Visiting Assistant Professor, 
Carnegie-Mellon University 

Mathematical aspects of twistor theory 

2006 

Jyotsna Diwakdar 

Visiting Assistant Professor, 
Wayne State University 

Nilpotent conjugacy classes of reductive p-adic lie algebras and defirsibility in Pas's language 

2006 

Ahmet Duran 

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Michigan 

Overreaction behavior and optimization techniques in mathematical finance 

2006 

Carolina Manica

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Assistant Professor 

Numerical methods in turbulence 

2006 

Matthew Jackson 

Mathematical Statistician at FDA, Washington, DC 

A sheaf theoretic approach to measure theory 

2005 

Lan Cheng 

Assistant Professor, 
SUNY at Fredonia 

Analysis and numerical solution of an inverse first passage problem from risk management 

2005 

Jon Drover 

Postdoctoral Associate, New Jersey Institute 
of Technology 

The interplay of intrinsic dynamics and coupling in spatially distributed neuronal networks 

2005 

Jason Morris 

Assistant Professor, SUNY at Brockport 

Nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations on unbounded domains 

2004 

Kaya Songul 

Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University 

Numerical analysis of a variational multiscale method for turbulence 

2004 

Vahan Grigoryan 

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Pittsburgh 

Multimodal biometric analysis for monitoring of wellness 

2004 

Andras Domokos 

Associate Professor, California State University 

On the regularity of P-harmonic functions in the Heisenberg group 

2004 

Adrian Argus Dunca 

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 

Space averaged Navier-Stokes equations in the presence of walls 

2004 

Faranak Pahlevani 

Assistant Professor, Penn State University, Abington

Sensitivity analysis of eddy viscosity models 

2004 

Edward Krisner 

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 

Multi-bumpsolutions of a one dimentional Wilson-Cowan type model 

2004 

Wesley Cross 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey 

Principal value volumes of P-Adic rational polymedra 

2004 

Huseyin Merdan 

Assistant Professor TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, turkey 

Renormalization group methods in applied mathematical problems 

2004 

Colleen Scott-Pomerantz 

Chatham University 

The k-epsilon model 

2004 

Andrew Marsh 

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ireland, Gallway 

Topology of function spaces 

2004 

Gregory Wisloski 

Associate Professor, Indiana University 
of Pennsylvania 

Some characterizations of generalized metric spaces using the diagonal 

2003 

Yixin Guo 

Assistant Professor, Drexel University 

Existence and stability of standing pulses in neural networks 

2003 

Rodica Curtu 

Assistant Professor, Universty of Iowa 

Waves and oscillations in model neuronal networks 

2003 

Noel Heitmann 

Assistant Professor, Millersville University

Subgrid stabilization of evolutionary diffusive transport problems 

2003 

Nizazi Sahin 

Assistant Professor, 
Mugla University 

Derivation, analysis, and testing of new near wall models for large eddy simulation 

2003 

 Amela Begovic-Muratovic

University of Sarajevo, Assistant Professor 

Polynomials that commute with a given polynomial over finite fields 

2002 

Fu Zhang 

Assistant Professor, Cheyney Univeristy of Pennsylvania

Two shooting problems in ordinary differential equations 

2002 

Jocelyn Quaintance 

Visiting Research Assistant Professor, West Virginia University 

Proper m x n arrays: geometric and algebraic methods of classifications 

2002 

Joshua Sasmor 

Assistant Professor, 
Seton Hill University 

Fatou, Julia, and Mandelbrat sets for functions with non-integer exponent 

2002 

Husain Al-Attas 

Assistant Professor, 
King Fahd University 

Enhancing reliability of porous media flow through sensitity computation 

2002 

Yusaf Bilgin Altundas 

IMA Industrial Postdoctorate, 
University of Minnesota 

Phase field computations and comparison with experiments 

2002 

Mary Salter 

Associate Professor, Franciscan University 
of Steubenville 

Degree theory for compact perturbations of Fredholm maps of index zero 

2002 

Atife Cagler 

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Reliable finite element simulation of boundary driver turbulence 

2002

Hattan Tawfiq 

Assistant Professor, 
King Fahd University 

Numerical modeling of reactive infiltration instabilities 

2002 

Ge Han 

Assistant Professor Towson University 

American options on several assets 

2002 

Marius Buliga 

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
at Bradford 

On the enumeration of colored spanning trees in graph 

2002 

Kimberly Burch 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Matching equivalencies and chemical graph theory 

2001 

Davendria Kapadia 

Technical Support Engineer, 
Wolfram Research, Inc. 

A class of conformally Einstein space-times 

2001 

Tanfer Tanriverdi 

Assistant Professor, Harran University 

Boundary-value problems in ODE (the Fanno model for turbulent compressible flow, eigenfunction expansions) 

2001 

 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Critical colorations 

2001 

Luyan Wang 

Software Developer, Silverstone Software 

On permutation polynomials 

2001 

Mohammed Jaradat 

Assistant Professor, Yarmouk University 

On the edge-chromatic numbers, the basis number, and the Hamiltonian decomposition of the graph products 

2001 

Congyu Gao 

Staff Engineer, Broadvision 

A free boundary problem in the limit of slow-diffusion, fast-reaction systems 

2000 

Soundararajan Ezekiel 

Associate Professor, 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Computational fractal methods for image analysis and compression

2000 

Traian Iliescu 

Associate Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 

Large eddy simulations for turbulent flows 

2000

Shangbing Ai

Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Huntsville

Multipulse orbits for a singularly perturbed nearly integrable systems

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